Having problems with your Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum ?
Motor just hums
\015 My oreck xl was clogged under the bottom so i took the bottom plate off and cleared the clog. Now the motor won't spin it just hums\015
It still stuck try and rotate it by hand
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